Nature is so smart,

it put the medicine

inside the food

PLANT INFORMATION
GARDENING
RECIPES

Greenhouse 6987

We have built our own greenhouse in order to extend the growing season and produce our own herbs, spices and natural foods. Living in the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 6987 ft presents some interesting challenges. 

 

Click to follow along as we experiment with plants, soil, tools and techniques. We share what we learn, tips and tricks on what works and even what does not work so well.

Tea Time!

Why Tea Time is a tradition worth keeping

Coffee
Lovers

Coffee has many surprising health benefits

Calendula
for healing

Calendula is a gentle healing herb. It has antiseptic, antibacterial… 

Love Potion

Spice things up with tantilizing cinnamon

Explore

While we are working on adding information and resources to our website, if you would like to learn more, I highly suggest exploring Pinterest. It is truly a treasure trove of ideas and tutorials.

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Herbal First Aid Kit

Herbs have been used for thousands of years as plant medicine, and the traditional knowledge has been passed down from generation to generation. The herbs below are essentials for any herbal first aid kit, and if you don’t have them in your own backyard, they are easily found at your local healthy foods market or online.

I have been putting together the final version of my natural first aid kit for several years. It morphed from a pretty typical drugstore kit to an incredibly holistic chest of treasures that I take everywhere with me. Believe me, it has come in handy more than once...
 

Need an Energy Boost?

Sit Under a Tree

A study at the University of Michigan found that smelling the distinct organic aroma of growing trees and listening to soothing nature sounds, like the rustling of leaves, stimulates your brain's frontal lobe and increases production of energy-boosting beta waves - which can literally double your energy in as little as 10 minutes.

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FOREST SCHOOL

10 Ways Forests

Make you Feel Better

A rewarding connection with nature offers healing, renewal, knowledge, life purpose, and  a spiritual oasis to daily life.

Strengthen your ties to the earth.

Incorporate nature's wisdom into daily life. Cultivate a deep and intuitive relationship with nature and create a fulfilling holistic lifestyle that supports the earth and your spirit.

We are proud to offer resources on Holistic Health including  Aromatherapy,  Plant and Tree Medicine,  Interactive Activities, Guided Meditations and more to assist you on your journey.

What is EcoTherapy?

Nourish the Body, Soothe the Soul, Ignite the Spirit

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